The Tiananmen Papers

Mr. Nathan and others talked about the book The Tiananmen Papers: The Chinese Leadership’s Decision to Use Force Against Their Own People -… read more

Mr. Nathan and others talked about the book The Tiananmen Papers: The Chinese Leadership’s Decision to Use Force Against Their Own People - In Their Own Words, published by Public Affairs. The book is a compilation of papers by Zhang Liang, the pseudonym for the high-ranking Chinese official who leaked the documents which chronicle the events leading up to, and following, the violent quashing of student protests in Tiananmen Square in June 1989 and provide insight into the motivations of the Chinese leaders. The book also provides commentary to link the whistle-blowing government papers, minutes of meetings, speeches, eyewitness accounts, poster text, and foreign observations. After their discussion the panel responded to questions from the audience. close

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The Tiananmen Papers

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Program ID:
162198-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 28, 2001 | 6:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Jun 05, 2007 | 6:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 28, 2001 | 6:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 29, 2001 | 6:33am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 04, 2001 | 9:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 12, 2001 | 2:01am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • May 31, 2006 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 01, 2006 | 5:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 03, 2006 | 4:59am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 04, 2006 | 4:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 04, 2007 | 11:42pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 05, 2007 | 6:33am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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